For a ninth consecutive year, the Nakkertok cross-country ski team captured the 2018 Ski Nationals aggregate club championship banner, a streak that now gives the club the record for most consecutive and total championship wins.
Ottawa’s speedskating trio of Ivanie Blondin, Vincent De Haître and Isabelle Weidemann can each look back at the World Cup speedskating season with highs and lows. Blondin, De Haître and Weidemann – each formerly of the Gloucester Concordes – finished the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup season following their departure from the 2018 Winter Olympics, each with personal successes and shortcomings to show for it.
By Ottawa Sportspage Synchro swimmers near podium at FINA Artistic Swimming Worlds Two of Ottawa’s top synchro athletes participated in the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in March, including Olivia Jensen-Large, who nearly made the podium as part of Canada’s top three teams at the event. Jensen-Large placed 4th in the women’s team free…
At only 16-years-old, Merrisah Russell is the youngest athlete representing Ottawa at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The two-time defending Commonwealth Games women’s hammer throw champion finished the always-dreaded one spot off the podium in 4th place, but at least Sultana Frizell didn’t have to contend with farm animals stealing her equipment when she competed in Gold Coast, Australia on Apr. 10.
A trio of fighters from Beaver Boxing represented the club at the 2018 National Championships held in Edmonton from March 28-30.
While an unfavourable 2021 Canada Summer Games announcement for Ottawa whisked away the city’s opportunity to host the Games, a portion of an underlying opportunity of the bid – a push for sports facility development in the city – moves forward.